Performing songs by Bad Manners, Madness, UB40, The Specials, Toots and The Maytals, The Selecter as well as some Originals.
Section 8 are a 6/7 piece ska two tone and reggae band, that write their own music and also play covers.
They are based in the south east of England and the members have a wealth of musical experience having worked and/or performed with Wham, Simply Red, Tina Turner, Fleetwood Mac, Tears for Fears, The Dualers, UB40 and Bad Manners to name a few. They perform a wide variety of songs including Madness, The Specials, The Beat, Bad Manners, The Selecter, Amy Winehouse and Toots and the Maytals.
Having a female lead vocalist brings an alternative perspective to the music and showcases the original tunes.
The band have performed at some fantastic events including Dublin Castle, Santa Pod, Skamouth, The Water Rats, Cambridge Junction, Camper Marmalade, Scooter Rally’s, Headlining at Faversham Hop Festival.
Section 8 is privileged to have acclaimed trumpet player Colin Graham as part of the band , he currently plays for Ali Campbell and Bad Manners, and worked with Wham writing all the brass parts to hits such as ” Wake me up before you go go” and “Club Tropicana”.
Section 8 are also currently releasing some new original material with their acclaimed songwriter Rob Sigston.